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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

TF1 Group, acquired Gamned!

synopsis: TF1 Group announces that it has taken a majority stake in Gamned!, a pioneer and expert in programmatic media, founded in 2009 by Olivier Goulon and Anthony Spinasse. By acquiring Gamned!, TF1 Group aims to leverage the qualified audiences of its new digital arm with programmatic effectiveness.
buyer: TF1 Group (ENXTPA:TFI:$2,372.76)
The TF1 Group is the leading private-sector television broadcaster in France, with five free-to-air channels (TF1, TMC, TFX, TF1 Séries Films and LCI) and four pay-TV theme channels (TV Breizh, Histoire, Ushuaïa and Serieclub, the last of which is 50% owned). "
target: Gamned!
Founded in 2009 by Olivier Goulon (CEO) and Anthony Spinasse (COO), Gamned! is a Paris-based independent programmatic media sales platform that is pioneering digital advertising campaigns (RTB).
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announced 11/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Goldbach Group AG, will acquire AdUnit AG

synopsis: Adunit, which belongs to Swisscom's Digital Business Unit, will become part of Goldbach's Digital Unit at the beginning of 2023. AdUnit offers a programmatic advertising platform that enables simple and fast booking of programmatic campaigns.
buyer parent: TX Group AG
buyer: Goldbach Group AG (SWX:GBMN:$503.00)
The companies of the Goldbach Group market and arrange advertisements in private electronic media focusing on TV, radio, digital out-of-home, online as well as search engine and mobile marketing. It is headquartered in Küsnacht (Switzerland) and is operating in the German-speaking countries. "
target parent: Swisscom
target: AdUnit AG
AdUnit offers a programmatic advertising platform that enables simple and fast booking of programmatic campaigns. AdUnit's platform allows users to manage their customers and accounts in the Customer Center and simplify processes, e.g. with the new 360 Reporting.
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closed 10/27/2022 via Company Press Release

SunMedia Advertising Technology Group, acquired Adpone, S.L.

synopsis: Magnum Capital has announced the acquisition of Adpone and Unblockia by Adpone. Adpone shapes the future of advertising with in-house technology to achieve high performance. Adpone has expanded their portfolio of ad tech solutions with the clear goal of reaching advertisers around the world.
buyer parent: Magnum Capital Industrial Partners
buyer: SunMedia Advertising Technology Group
SunMedia, the largest AdTech in Spain, specializes in video, native and performance. SunMedia offers brands and agencies multiple digital solutions which include video, native, lead generation, pure performance, among others. "
target: Adpone, S.L.
Adpone shapes the future of advertising with in-house technology to achieve high performance. Adpone has grown as a team and expanded their portfolio of ad tech solutions. Adpone provides Unblockia, a project to provide solutions that allow advertisers to monetize their Ad block traffic.
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closed 8/3/2022 via BNC Analysis

Liquor Marketing Group, acquired Zen Global

synopsis: Off-license retailer Liquor Marketing Group has strengthened its loyalty armory and reach by acquiring Adelaide-based digital marketing software company Zen Global.
buyer: Liquor Marketing Group
LMG is Australia’s largest membership-owned retail liquor group, proudly representing more than 1,400 independent liquor stores. Their core focus is to support their members to achieve retailing success. "
target: Zen Global
Founded in 2006, Australia-based Zen Global is a marketing and advertising software and services agency that specializes in cloud-based point of sale, loyalty and marketing, sales reporting, gift card and display screen software.
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announced 4/4/2022 via Company Press Release

Growens S.p.A., will acquire ContactLab

synopsis: Growens S.p.A., a company operating in the cloud marketing technology field, signed a binding agreement for the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of Contactlab S.p.A., primary Italian player in the cloud marketing services. Contactlab owns a proprietary digital marketing platform based on Engagement Intelligence.
buyer: Growens S.p.A. (BIT:MAIL:$77.85)
Growens (GROW) is a vertically integrated player in the field of Cloud Marketing Technologies. with a combined SaaS and CPaaS offer. Its growing suite of data-driven solutions allows SMEs and large corporations globally to master the evolving ways of communicating with customers. "
target: ContactLab
Contactlab S.p.A. is an Italian player in the cloud marketing services. Contactlab owns a proprietary digital marketing platform based on Engagement Intelligence and serves circa 330 enterprise clients in various industries, such as Eataly, Scalo Milano, and AIRC.
price ($mm)
$5.52
rev ($mm)
$12
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$1
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1.1x
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11.6x
closed 2/8/2022 via GlobeNewswire

International Data Group, acquired Selling Simplified

synopsis: IDG Communications, Inc. announced that it has acquired Selling Simplified, a versatile Marketing-as-a-Service (MaaS) platform that provides lead generation products, data services and analytics.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: International Data Group
International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events, and research company. IDG’s online network includes more than 450 Web sites spanning business technology, consumer technology, digital entertainment, and video games worldwide. "
target: Selling Simplified
Selling Simplified is a versatile Marketing-as-a-Service (MaaS) platform that provides lead generation products, data services and analytics.
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closed 12/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

Star8 Corp., acquired Media Hawk

synopsis: Star8 Corp., a publicly traded technology and eCommerce holding company, has acquired Media Hawk, a subscription-based, full-service marketing agency. Media Hawk makes it easy for businesses to plan their marketing strategies. They offer digital ad and website design services, as well as software for social marketing, SMS marketing, CRM, and more.
buyer: Star8 Corp. (OTCPK:STRH:$0.00)
Star8 Corp. is a publicly traded technology and eCommerce holding company. Star8 is driven by sustainable marketing, technology, sales, and distribution to help organizations focus on business results for the products they are actively interested in. "
target: Media Hawk
Media Hawk is a subscription-based, full-service marketing agency. Media Hawk provides software and services that make it easy for businesses to plan their marketing strategies. They offer digital ad and website design services, as well as software for social marketing, SMS marketing, CRM, and more.
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announced 10/7/2021 via PR Newswire

Lomotif, will acquire AdRizer

synopsis: ZVV Media Partners will acquire AdRizer, a leading publisher and analytics solution with a focus on revenue attribution. AdRizer will be integrated in the Lomotif platform for ad placement revenue similar to other technology platforms such as Google ad words and Facebook Ad Manager.
buyer parent: ZASH Global Media and Entertainment Corporation
buyer: Lomotif
Lomotif is the leading global video-sharing social networking platform that is democratizing video creation. Since its founding, Lomotif has been granted three technology patents uniquely focused on empowering creators to share and watch short videos with ease through remix and collaboration. "
target: AdRizer
AdRizer is an award-winning digital marketing firm. AdRizer's Cortex product is a low-cost, easy-to-implement SaaS solution that delivers rich, real-time attribution against a wide range of brand and publisher metrics like revenue by source, author, article, and conversion event.
price ($mm)
$108
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$37
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2.9x
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closed 8/5/2021 via Company Press Release

Brainlabs, acquired MediaNet (Canada)

synopsis: Brainlabs, a digital marketing agency in the UK, has acquired MediaNet, a full-service digital solutions company in Canada. MediaNet builds and executes high-performance digital media experiences that connects brands to their audience. They offer services for paid media, Google marketing, creative & UX, marketing analytics, and more.
buyer: Brainlabs
UK-based Brainlabs is a digital marketing agency and Pay-Per-Click (PPC) technology provider. Using data and automation, Brainlabs drives growth for clients in paid search, programmatic, paid social, Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO), and analytics. "
target: MediaNet (Canada)
MediaNet is a full-service digital solutions company in Canada. MediaNet builds and executes high-performance digital media experiences that connects brands to their audience. They offer services for paid media, Google marketing, creative & UX, marketing analytics, and more.
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closed 7/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

Qualtrics, acquired usermind

synopsis: Experience management software giant Qualtrics has acquired Usermind, a Seattle marketing startup that helps companies acquire, retain, and service customers. Usermind is a leader in the “Journey Orchestration” market, which includes companies that help clients analyze customer relationships and facilitate relevant personalized communication.
buyer: Qualtrics (:$894.40)
Qualtrics, the world’s No. 1 Experience Management (XM) platform and creator of the XM category, is changing the way organizations manage and improve the four core experiences of business—customer, employee, product, and brand. "
target: usermind
Usermind empowers enterprises to actively shape customer experiences with the first real-time Experience Orchestration (XO) Platform. With Usermind’s XO Platform, enterprises can monitor customers and orchestrate 1:1 experiences across channels, systems, and teams.
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closed 6/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

Sqreem Technologies Pte. Ltd., acquired Gamma SSP

synopsis: Sqreem Technologies, a Singapore-based artificial intelligence solutions startup, announced that it will be acquiring programmatic advertising solutions platform Gamma SSP. Singapore-based Gamma SSP was founded in 2014 as the first supply-side platform focused purely on monetizing Southeast Asian publishers.
buyer: Sqreem Technologies Pte. Ltd.
Sqreem Technologies is a Singapore-based artificial intelligence solutions startup. Founded in 2006, Sqreem built an AI platform that is able to grasp behavior, context, and logic at high levels of scale and complexity. The company has built a programmatic end-to-end advertising management platform."
target: Gamma SSP
Singapore-based Gamma SSP was founded in 2014 as the first supply-side platform focused purely on monetizing Southeast Asian publishers. It comes with inventory management and transparent reporting services that help publishers with their programmatic inventory sales.
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closed 3/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Gorilla Corporation, acquired MarketingXpress

synopsis: Gorilla Corporation, a leader in global partner marketing technologies and services, announced they have acquired MarketingXpress, a software company that specializes in building channel marketing platforms, based out of Rotterdam, Netherlands.
buyer: Gorilla Corporation
Gorilla Corporation is a leading provider of vendor partner marketing technologies and services for the IT channel. Gorilla enables next-generation partnering and helps technology vendors build broad channel ecosystems and partner programs and ensure scalable revenue growth. "
target: MarketingXpress
MarketingXpress is a software company that specializes in building channel marketing platforms, based out of Rotterdam, Netherlands. MarketingXpress is one integrated environment for improving marketing, sales and partner development.
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closed 1/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

ChapsVision, acquired NP6 SAS

synopsis: ChapsVision is continuing its acquisitions as part of its external growth strategy with the acquisition of NP6. NP6 is the only French omnichannel marketing automation platform designed to increase customer engagement and loyalty.
buyer: ChapsVision
ChapsVision is a French company aiming to become the European leader in data analysis software solutions. ChapsVision enables government organizations and businesses to solve intelligence and data analysis problems using a powerful cognitive platform for analysts and business users. "
target parent: Groupe BPCE
target: NP6 SAS
NP6 is the only French omnichannel marketing automation platform designed to increase customer engagement and loyalty. From a single and intuitive interface, businesses can centralize their data, segment their audiences, and communicate with their customers.
price ($mm)
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$8
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closed 9/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Zoovu, acquired SEMKNOX GmbH

synopsis: Zoovu, the global leader in conversational search and digital buying assistance, announced the acquisition of German-based data and semantic search experts SEMKNOX. Semknox’s enhanced data cleansing capabilities deliver 100% machine readable, structured data to drive the next generation of conversational search technology.
buyer: Zoovu
Zoovu is the global leader in conversational search and digital buying assistance. Zoovu helps increase sales with digital assistants for more than 2,500 companies worldwide. Zoovu is a leading SaaS provider and strategic partner with expertise in 1,000+ product categories in B2C and B2B. "
target: SEMKNOX GmbH
SEMKNOX is a German-based data and semantic search expert. Semknox’s enhanced data cleansing capabilities deliver 100% machine readable, structured data to drive the next generation of conversational search technology, improving keyword optimization, digital marketing, and virtual assistants.
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announced 9/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

CentralNic Group plc, will acquire Codewise

synopsis: CentralNic, a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally, will acquire Codewise, a Poliish provider of AI-powered online ad measurement and management solutions. Codewise's Voluum and Zeropark suite of products provide solutions for real-time-bidding, performance marketing, programmatic advertising, and more.
buyer: CentralNic Group plc (AIM:CNIC:$482.74)
CentralNic is a London-based company that markets and sells internet domain names globally. CentralNic provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs. They also provide consultancy services to companies seeking to create their own domains. "
target: Codewise
Codewise is a Poliish provider of AI-powered online ad measurement and management solutions. Codewise's Voluum and Zeropark suite of products provide solutions for real-time-bidding, performance marketing, programmatic advertising, online ad analytics and more.
price ($mm)
$36
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$60
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
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0.6x
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4.9x
closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Audienzz AG, acquired Zulu5 AG

synopsis: Switzerland-based Audienzz has acquired Zulu5, a Swiss developer and provider of tools for digital advertising monitoring and quality assurance. With the acquisition, Audienzz is strengthening its position in digital advertising and investing in more transparency and quality in the national and international online advertising market.
buyer parent: NZZ-Mediengruppe
buyer: Audienzz AG
Audienzz is a digital advertising specialist and a leading provider of premium environments in Switzerland. Their proprietary data management platform enables data insights for advertisers, agencies, and publishers. "
target: Zulu5 AG
Zulu5 is a Swiss technology service provider and developer of tools for digital advertising. Zulu5 has developed a unique technology that can be used to monitor digital advertising in real time and increase transparency and quality in the digital advertising market.
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closed 3/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Publitalia ’80, acquired Beintoo Inc

synopsis: Publitalia ’80, an Italian advertising agency, has acquired Beintoo, an Italian mobile data company operating in the digital advertising and data driven marketing field. Beintoo uses a proprietary SDK that enables them to gather valuable customer insights and create highly profiled mobile advertising campaigns.
buyer parent: FinInvest SpA
buyer: Publitalia ’80
Publitalia ’80 is an Italian advertising agency. Publitalia ’80 creates innovative advertising projects on leading TV channels and networks belonging to the Mediaset Group. Publitalia ’80 helps their clients to reach to 58% of the Italian population through 18 TV channels and networks. "
target: Beintoo Inc
Beintoo is an Italian mobile data company operating in the digital advertising and data driven marketing field. Beintoo uses a proprietary SDK that enables them to gather valuable customer insights and create highly profiled mobile advertising campaigns.
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closed 3/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Silverbullet Data Services Group, acquired Videobeet Italia Srl

synopsis: Silverbullet, the data-smart marketing services company, has acquired independent trade desk Videobeet. Based in Italy, Videobeet is an expert in programmatic advertising with its proprietary technology, BeetleDesk. Videobeet empowers advertisers to reach highly targeted audiences through its technology and premium publisher network.
buyer: Silverbullet Data Services Group
The Silverbullet Data Services Group is a new breed of data-smart marketing services, designed to empower businesses to achieve the hybrid of data services, insight-informed content and programmatic. Silverbullet enables businesses to technically engineer a consumer-centric approach to marketing. "
target: Videobeet Italia Srl
Italy-based Videobeet is an expert in programmatic advertising with its proprietary technology, BeetleDesk. Videobeet empowers advertisers and brands to reach highly targeted audiences through its state of the art technology and its premium publisher network made by the top 50 Italian publishers.
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closed 2/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired Evergage

synopsis: Salesforce, the global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), has acquired Evergage, Inc., a company that develops a cloud-based platform for digital marketers to increase engagement of their visitors and users through real time one-to-one personalized experiences.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$26,492.00)
Salesforce is the global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), bringing companies closer to their customers in the digital age. Salesforce enables companies of every size and industry to take advantage of powerful technologies to create a 360° view of their customers. "
target: Evergage
Evergage, Inc. develops a cloud-based platform for digital marketers to increase engagement of their visitors and users through real time one-to-one personalized experiences.
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closed 4/30/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Aware Ads, acquired adMobo

synopsis: Aware Ads Inc., a Canadian company specializing in all aspects of online marketing, has acquired adMobo Inc., a digital advertising company specializing in mobile content. AdMobo uses innovative technology to help leading brands and agencies generate, retain and optimize user bases.
buyer: Aware Ads
Aware Ads is a Canadian company operating in all aspects of online marketing. Aware Ads specializes in direct response (i.e. Cost-Per-Acquisition) marketing and content creation. Aware Ads is well positioned in all aspects of the performance marketing space. "
target: adMobo
AdMobo is a Canadian digital ad company specializing in mobile marketing and user acquisition. Using its innovative technology, AdMobo helps leading brands and agencies generate, retain and optimize user bases, continually increasing the value being delivered by such users over time.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

TF1 Group, acquired Gamned!

synopsis: TF1 Group announces that it has taken a majority stake in Gamned!, a pioneer and expert in programmatic media, founded in 2009 by Olivier Goulon and Anthony Spinasse. By acquiring Gamned!, TF1 Group aims to leverage the qualified audiences of its new digital arm with programmatic effectiveness.
buyer: TF1 Group (ENXTPA:TFI:$2,372.76)
The TF1 Group is the leading private-sector television broadcaster in France, with five free-to-air channels (TF1, TMC, TFX, TF1 Séries Films and LCI) and four pay-TV theme channels (TV Breizh, Histoire, Ushuaïa and Serieclub, the last of which is 50% owned). "
target: Gamned!
Founded in 2009 by Olivier Goulon (CEO) and Anthony Spinasse (COO), Gamned! is a Paris-based independent programmatic media sales platform that is pioneering digital advertising campaigns (RTB).
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closed 3/1/2013 via BNC Analysis

LeadMedia, acquired Gamned

synopsis: Leadmedia Group SA announced the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of Gamned, a France-based digital marketing platform which provides real-time personalized advertisements on Ad-exchanges.
buyer parent: Truffle Capital
buyer: LeadMedia
Founded in 2008, LeadMedia Group is a digital marketing technology and services company, specialised in the data driven advertising. "
target: Gamned
Gamned is a France-based digital marketing platform which provides real-time personalized advertisements on Ad-exchanges.
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$6.60
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$3
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2.1x
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closed 10/6/2022 via BNC Analysis

NEWEN, acquired Anagram Live AB

synopsis: Newen Studios’ CEO Romain Bessi announced the acquisition of Anagram at a press conference in Paris, where he outlined the French production giant’s strategy and its latest international titles. Anagram is one of the leading independent production companies in Scandinavia.
buyer parent: TF1 Group
buyer: NEWEN
Newen is the French leader in audiovisual production and distribution, with a strong international presence. Newen creates programs for all players in the sector, from public and private channels to digital platforms. Newen is also a major player in audiovisual distribution in France and abroad. "
target: Anagram Live AB
Anagram is one of the leading independent production companies in Scandinavia. Anagram consists of Anagram Sweden, Anagram Norway and Anagram Live and is an independent production company that works with drama, humor and entertainment.
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closed 7/27/2022 via BNC Analysis

NEWEN, acquired Rise Films Limited

synopsis: Newen Studios, the French leader in audiovisual production and distribution, has acquired majority stake in Rise Films, an award-winning production company in the UK. Rise Films produces films and television programs for broadcasters and partners around the world. Their productions include The Invisible War, Icarus, Knuckle, Dreamcatcher, and more.
buyer parent: TF1 Group
buyer: NEWEN
Newen is the French leader in audiovisual production and distribution, with a strong international presence. Newen creates programs for all players in the sector, from public and private channels to digital platforms. Newen is also a major player in audiovisual distribution in France and abroad. "
target: Rise Films Limited
Rise Films is an award-winning production company in the UK. Rise Films has produced films and television programs for broadcasters and partners such as BBC, Channel 4, PBS, Showtime and HBO. Their productions include The Invisible War, The Interrupters, Icarus, Knuckle, Dreamcatcher, and more.
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closed 9/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

NEWEN, acquired Flare Film

synopsis: Newen, a French production group, has acquired a majority stake in Flare Film, a film production company in Germany. Flare Film produces both documentaries and feature films for the national and international market. Their titles include Berlin Bouncer, Bliss, Kids Run, and more.
buyer parent: TF1 Group
buyer: NEWEN
Newen is the French leader in audiovisual production and distribution, with a strong international presence. Newen creates programs for all players in the sector, from public and private channels to digital platforms. Newen is also a major player in audiovisual distribution in France and abroad. "
target: Flare Film
Flare Film is a film production company in Germany. Flare Film produces both documentaries and feature films for the national and international market. They create films that challenge the mind, move the heart and entertain the soul. Their titles include Berlin Bouncer, Bliss, Kids Run, and more.
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closed 2/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

Funke Mediengruppe GmbH, acquired Onmeda.de

synopsis: Funke Mediengruppe, Germany's third largest newspaper and magazine publisher, has acquired from Onmeda.de gofeminin, a leading online portal for women in Germany. Onmeda.de is one of Germany’s leading health portals. Onmeda.de provides information on diseases & symptoms, medication, pregnancy, psychology, nutrition, and more.
buyer: Funke Mediengruppe GmbH
Funke Mediengruppe is Germany's third largest newspaper and magazine publisher with a total of over 500 publications in eight countries. They publish newspapers, women’s magazines, TV guides, advertising papers, books and more. "
target parent: TF1 Group
target: Onmeda.de
Onmeda.de is one of Germany’s leading health portals. Onmeda.de reaches around 1.2 million unique users each month with its easy-to-understand information about health and medicine. The portal provides information on diseases & symptoms, medication, pregnancy, psychology, nutrition, and more.
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closed 2/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

GEDI Gruppo Editoriale, acquired alfemminile

synopsis: GEDI Gruppo Editoriale, one of Italy's leading publishing groups, has acquired an 80% stake in alfemminile from Unify, the digital division of French media company TF1 Group. alfemminile is a leading digital media brand for women in Italy. Their editorials cover the topics of beauty & fashion, parenting and women empowerment.
buyer: GEDI Gruppo Editoriale
GEDI Gruppo Editoriale is one of Italy's leading publishing groups. GEDI operates in the press, radio, advertising, and digital sectors. The company publishes 12 newspapers and 8 magazines. They also operate 3 radio stations. Their brands include la Repubblica, La Stampa, l'Espresso, and more. "
target parent: TF1 Group
target: alfemminile
alfemminile is a leading digital media brand for women in Italy. alfemminile offers content dedicated to women, and provides practical and useful advice and information. Their editorials cover the topics of beauty & fashion, parenting and women empowerment.
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closed 7/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

NEWEN, acquired Reel One Entertainment

synopsis: Newen, the French leader in audiovisual production and distribution, with a strong international presence, has acquired a majority stake in Reel One, a Canadian company that develops, finances, produces and distributes commercial television films and series for a worldwide audience.
buyer parent: TF1 Group
buyer: NEWEN
Newen is the French leader in audiovisual production and distribution, with a strong international presence. Newen creates programs for all players in the sector, from public and private channels to digital platforms. Newen is also a major player in audiovisual distribution in France and abroad. "
target: Reel One Entertainment
Canada's Reel One Entertainment develops, finances, produces and distributes commercial television films and series for a worldwide audience. Already a leading provider of television movies, the company has recently branched out into the production and distribution of scripted TV series.
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closed 2/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

NEWEN, acquired De Mensen

synopsis: Paris-based Newen, a subsidiary of the TF1 Group, has acquired a majority stake in Belgian production house De Mensen. De Mensen creates a wide range of programming for public and private channels in Belgium and international clients across the game show, travel and drama genres.
buyer parent: TF1 Group
buyer: NEWEN
Subsidiary of TF1 Group, NEWEN is one of Europe’s leading producers and distributors of content (fiction, animation, documentaries, factuals, etc.). "
target: De Mensen
Founded in April 2001 in Zaventem, Belgium, De Mensen is a Flemish production company that creates a wide range of programming for public and private channels in Belgium and international clients across the game show, travel and drama genres.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

TF1 Group, acquired Gamned!

synopsis: TF1 Group announces that it has taken a majority stake in Gamned!, a pioneer and expert in programmatic media, founded in 2009 by Olivier Goulon and Anthony Spinasse. By acquiring Gamned!, TF1 Group aims to leverage the qualified audiences of its new digital arm with programmatic effectiveness.
buyer: TF1 Group (ENXTPA:TFI:$2,372.76)
The TF1 Group is the leading private-sector television broadcaster in France, with five free-to-air channels (TF1, TMC, TFX, TF1 Séries Films and LCI) and four pay-TV theme channels (TV Breizh, Histoire, Ushuaïa and Serieclub, the last of which is 50% owned). "
target: Gamned!
Founded in 2009 by Olivier Goulon (CEO) and Anthony Spinasse (COO), Gamned! is a Paris-based independent programmatic media sales platform that is pioneering digital advertising campaigns (RTB).
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closed 4/27/2018 via BusinessWire

TF1 Group, acquired aufeminin Group

synopsis: Groupe aufeminin, a creator of communities for women, announced that it has been acquired by the TF1 group from the Axel Springer group, who owned a majority 78.07% stake. Founded in 1999 to explore what a media group can do for women, the Group now includes iconic brands such as aufeminin, Marmiton, My Little Paris, Onmeda, Netmums, and more.
buyer: TF1 Group (ENXTPA:TFI:$2,372.76)
The TF1 Group is the leading private-sector television broadcaster in France, with five free-to-air channels (TF1, TMC, TFX, TF1 Séries Films and LCI) and four pay-TV theme channels (TV Breizh, Histoire, Ushuaïa and Serieclub, the last of which is 50% owned). "
target parent: Axel Springer SE
target: aufeminin Group (ENXTPA:FEM:$132.75)
aufeminin is a global media group present in over 20 countries in Europe, North Africa, North America and Latin America. Founded in 1999 to explore what a media group can do for women, the Group now includes iconic brands such as aufeminin, Marmiton, My Little Paris, Onmeda, Netmums, and more.
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$137
EBITDA ($mm)
$25
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closed 4/26/2018 via Company Press Release

MinuteBuzz, acquired Vidclust

synopsis: MinuteBuzz, a video entertainment media group for millennials in France, has acquired Vidclust, a French company that offers a web-based platform that provides video intelligence and social insights. Vidclust allows content creators and media companies to see what type of videos are getting the most traffic, allowing them to be more efficient.
buyer parent: TF1 Group
buyer: MinuteBuzz
MinuteBuzz is the leading video entertainment media group for millennials in France. MinuteBuzz is watched by over 8 million people on social platforms and generates over 200 million views per month. MinuteBuzz's goal is to change the world by creating content designed to make people happier. "
target: Vidclust
Vidclust is a French company that offers a web-based platform that provides video intelligence and social insights. Vidclust allows content creators and media companies to see what type of videos are getting the most traffic, enabling them to produce and distribute their content more effectively.
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closed 2/8/2017 via BNC Analysis

NEWEN, acquired Tuvalu Media B.V.

synopsis: France-based Newen has acquired a majority stake in Dutch indie TV producer Tuvalu Media Group. Tuvalu is a full-service production house creating cross-media content as well as bringing international formats to the Dutch space.
buyer parent: TF1 Group
buyer: NEWEN
Founded in 2008, NEWEN is a major player in audiovisual production and distribution in France, present in fiction, magazine shows, light entertainment and animation with over 1300 hours of new programs broadcasted every year. "
target: Tuvalu Media B.V.
Tuvalu Media develops and produces television programs, drama series, feature films and documentaries for national and international clients. The corporate department creates corporate films, commercials, online videos and events for companies, governments and non-profit organizations.
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closed 4/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Neweb, acquired Beaute-test

synopsis: Neweb, the digital subsidiary of Newen group, has acquired a majority stake in Devtribu, the publisher of Beauté-test.com. Beauté-test is a French online shopping guide for cosmetics, with detailed product specifications for over 38,000 beauty products, and more than one million consumer reviews.
buyer parent: TF1 Group
buyer: Neweb
Neweb is a digital publisher based in France. The company operates the websites CNET France, Gamekult, Les Numériques, ZDNet, Eclypsia, Focus Numérique, Hardware.fr, and HostingPics. Their websites specialize in providing product expertise and advice to readers on Internet. "
target: Beaute-test
Beaute-test is a French online shopping guide for cosmetics. Their website contains detailed product specifications for over 38,000 beauty products, and more than one million consumer reviews.
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closed 5/30/2014 via PR Newswire

Discovery Communications, Inc., acquired Eurosport International

synopsis: Discovery Communications announced the completion of its acquisition of a controlling interest in Eurosport International, Europe's leading sports entertainment group. Discovery increased its interest in Eurosport to 51% from 20% as part of a larger strategic partnership with TF1 Group that began in December 2012.
buyer: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISC.A:$12,191.00)
Discovery Communications is the world's #1 pay-TV programmer, reaching 2.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 220 countries and territories. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks. "
target parent: TF1 Group
target: Eurosport International
Eurosport is one of the strongest, most dynamic sports platforms in the world. The flagship Eurosport network reaches 133 million homes across 54 countries in 20 languages.
price ($mm)
$345*
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announced 10/16/2013 via Bloomberg

Printemps Holding France SAS, will acquire Place Des Tendances, SAS

synopsis: The TF1 group and Printemps Holding France SAS have entered into exclusive negotiations with a view to the potential acquisition by Printemps Holding France SAS of the 80% interest in Place des Tendances. The company operates an online apparel, accessories, and shoes store for both men and women.
buyer: Printemps Holding France SAS
Printemps is a French department store based in Paris, France, with locations all over France, Andorra, Tokyo, and Jeddah. The company was founded in 1865. "
target parent: TF1 Group
target: Place Des Tendances, SAS
Place des Tendances, SAS operates an online apparel, accessories, and shoes store for both men and women. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is based in Boulogne-Billancourt, France.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/5/2022 via BusinessWire

Invincible Entertainment Partners, acquired YTA Broadcast Network

synopsis: Invincible Entertainment Partners, an independent production and distribution company with diverse operations in OTT and streaming technology, has acquired YTA Broadcast Network, an American television network that offers a variety of original programs covering topics for viewers encompassing talk, sports, cooking, news, movies, comedy and more.
buyer: Invincible Entertainment Partners
Invincible Entertainment Partners is an established entertainment production and distribution company based in Philadelphia, PA with diverse operations in OTT, streaming and technology. "
target: YTA Broadcast Network
YTA Broadcast Network is an American television network that offers a variety of original programs covering topics for viewers encompassing talk, sports, cooking, news, movies, comedy and more.
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announced 9/28/2022 via BNC Analysis

DAZN Group, will acquire Eleven Sports

synopsis: Over-the-top streaming service DAZN has made a major acquisition. The company announced that they plan to buy the ELEVEN Group’s global sports media businesses. Overall, Eleven streams 40,000 games a year at their own ElevenSports.com, which will be integrated with DAZN after this deal goes through.
buyer parent: Access Industries
buyer: DAZN Group
DAZN Group is one of the fastest growing sports media companies in the world. Headquartered in the UK with employees in over 25 countries, DAZN Group's businesses touch every aspect of the way fans engage with sports, from production, through to content distribution and commercialisation. "
target parent: Aser Ventures
target: Eleven Sports
Eleven Sports is a global sports provider dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. The channels are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD and locally produced to the highest international production standards, with local language commentary.
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closed 10/3/2022 via BusinessWire

Nexstar Media Group, acquired The CW Network

synopsis: Nexstar Media Group, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of a 75 percent ownership interest in The CW Network, LLC from Warner Bros. Discovery and Paramount Global, the current co-owners of The CW.
buyer: Nexstar Media Group (NXST:$4,858.07)
Nexstar Media Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital, and mobile media platforms. "
target parent: Discovery Communications, Inc.
target: The CW Network
The CW Television Network (commonly referred to as simply The CW) is an American English-language commercial broadcast television network. The network currently runs programming seven days a week: airing nightly in prime time, along with a Saturday morning live-action educational programming block.
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closed 7/21/2022 via BNC Analysis

Viaplay Group, acquired Premier Sports

synopsis: Viaplay Group, a Nordic media giant, has acquired Premier Sports from Setanta Sports, a sports television network in Eurasia. Premier Sports is a pay television sports channel in the UK and Ireland. Premier Sports focuses on the UEFA Nations League and Euro 2024 Qualifiers, LaLiga, Scottish Cup football, URC, Ice Hockey, Motorsports, GAA & MMA.
buyer: Viaplay Group (OM:VPLAY B:$1,237.51)
Viaplay Group is a Nordic media giant. Viaplay Group engages millions of people every day through their premium online and on-demand video streaming service. Their service offers one of the world's largest portfolios of live premium sport, original series, original documentaries and original films. "
target parent: Setanta Sports Eurasia
target: Premier Sports
Premier Sports is a pay television sports channel in the UK and Ireland. Premier Sports focuses on the UEFA Nations League and Euro 2024 Qualifiers, LaLiga, Scottish Cup football, United Rugby Championship (URC), Ice Hockey, Motorsports, GAA & MMA.
price ($mm)
$36
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Society Pass Incorporated, acquired Thoughtful Media Group

synopsis: Society Pass Incorporated, Southeast Asia’s leading data-driven loyalty platform, announced the acquisition of Thoughtful Media Group, a social commerce-focused, premium digital video Multi-Platform Network headquartered in Thailand with an operating presence in the US, Vietnam, and Philippines.
buyer: Society Pass Incorporated (NasdaqCM:SOPA:$0.52)
Society Pass Incorporated is a leading Southeast Asian data-driven loyalty platform. Society Pass provides merchants with SoPa.asia – an online commerce platform for users, alongside with #HOTTAB Biz – a convenient order management app for business partners on SoPa.asia. "
target: Thoughtful Media Group
Thoughtful Media Group is a social commerce-focused, premium digital video Multi-Platform Network headquartered in Thailand with an operating presence in the US, Vietnam, and Philippines.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 7/7/2022 via Company Press Release

SocialTalent, acquired Careercake Limited

synopsis: SocialTalent, the leading e-learning platform dedicated to hiring and talent management, is delighted to announce the acquisition of Careercake as part of an ambitious growth strategy to meet the training needs of its customers. Careercake creates award-winning video content that addresses the challenges faced in the first decade of a career.
buyer: SocialTalent
SocialTalent is the world’s most popular e-learning platform dedicated to hiring and talent management. Their industry leading content enables organizations to not only find and hire the best candidates, but also foster a culture of employee engagement. "
target: Careercake Limited
Careercake creates award-winning video content that gives people the confidence to take on, rise to and beat the challenges they'll face in the first decade of their career. They create video content on the areas people actually face when in their career.
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closed 5/25/2022 via PR Newswire

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., acquired Team Coco

synopsis: SiriusXM, the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., announced the acquisition of Team Coco, including the critically-acclaimed hit podcast Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend, and the Conan O'Brien-led podcast network and digital media business.
buyer: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI:$8,824.00)
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., and the premier programmer and platform for subscription- and digital advertising-supported audio products. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S."
target: Team Coco
Team Coco is the production and podcasting company behind the popular podcast Conan Needs a Friend. The Team Coco podcast network also includes acclaimed podcasts such as Nicole Byer's Why Won't You Date Me? and JB Smoove's May I Elaborate? They are located in Burbank, CA.
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closed 4/22/2022 via BNC Analysis

Manoj Bhargava, acquired NEWSnet

synopsis: Manoj Bhargava, founder of 5-hour ENERGY and the largest shareholder of Gray Television, has purchased NEWSnet, the first 24/7 news channel available both over-the-air and via OTT streaming. NEWSnet can be found OTA in nearly 60 markets nationwide and online via fuboTV, Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV and mobile apps.
buyer: Manoj Bhargava
Manoj Bhargava is an Indian American billionaire businessman and philanthropist. He is the founder of 5-hour ENERGY and the largest shareholder of Gray Television. "
target: NEWSnet
Launched in 2019, NEWSnet is the first 24/7 news channel available both over-the-air and via OTT streaming. NEWSnet can be found OTA in nearly 60 markets nationwide and online via fuboTV, Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV and mobile apps.
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closed 2/10/2022 via BNC Analysis

Astralis A/S, acquired Pixel.Tv ApS

synopsis: Denmark-based esports organization Astralis has acquired a majority stake in Danish production and broadcasting firm Pixel.tv. Pixel.tv is a community for people interested in games, movies and gear. Pixel.tv works as a standalone TV station on the web and as cable TV, where people can watch TV about games, movies and gear for free.
buyer: Astralis A/S (CPSE:ASTRLS:$7.82)
Astralis is a leading esports organization, currently operating five teams under the Astralis brand, in Counter-Strike (CS:GO), League of Legends (LoL), Rainbow Six: Seige (R6), Fortnite, and FIFA. "
target: Pixel.Tv ApS
Pixel.tv is a community for people interested in games, movies and gear. Pixel.tv works as a standalone TV station on the web and as cable TV, where people can watch TV about games, movies and gear for free. Pixel.tv is also Denmark's first web TV station.
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closed 12/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Koch Media, acquired Spotfilm Networx Gmbh

synopsis: Spotfilm Networx GmbH, Germany's largest ad-supported multichannel network, is now part of Koch Films GmbH. The company from Munich has acquired all shares of the Berlin-based AVOD (ad-supported video-on-demand) provider. Spotfilm Networx streams feature films in German-speaking countries.
buyer parent: Embracer Group
buyer: Koch Media
Austria-based Koch Media is a leading, independent producer and marketer of digital entertainment products and accessories. Its business areas include distribution of media products, including movies, videogames and software products, and games publishing under the Deep Silver label. "
target: Spotfilm Networx Gmbh
Spotfilm Networx GmbH is the largest ad-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) provider for feature films in German-speaking countries. With 20 million film views per month, the platform represents a modern and innovative free TV.
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closed 11/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Recurrent Ventures, acquired Donut Media

synopsis: Recurrent Ventures, an innovative digital media company, has acquired Donut Media, the largest automotive brand on YouTube. Donut Media is dedicated to bringing accessible automotive content to audiences of all ages. Their catalog of original series include Up to Speed, Money Pit, and HiLow.
buyer: Recurrent Ventures
Recurrent Ventures is an innovative digital media company that empowers brands to grow. Recurrent connects consumers with media in a way that is enjoyable, sustainable, and profitable--while maintaining editorial integrity. Their brands include Popular Science, Domino, Outdoor Life, and more. "
target: Donut Media
Donut Media is the largest automotive brand on YouTube. Donut Media is dedicated to bringing accessible automotive content to audiences of all ages. Their videos provide a comedic and informative approach to car content. Their catalog of original series include Up to Speed, Money Pit, and HiLow.
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closed 10/1/2021 via BNC Analysis

PlaySide Studios Limited, purchased Dumb Ways To Die from Metro Trains Melbourne Pty Ltd

synopsis: PlaySide Studios (PLY) is acquiring the Dumb Ways to Die (DWTD) franchise from Metro Trains Melbourne. PlaySide will acquire all DWTD assets including copyright, trademarks, software, merchandise, social media accounts and domain names. The Dumb Ways to Die campaign launched on YouTube in 2012 to promote rail safety.
buyer: PlaySide Studios Limited ((ASX:PLY:$8.16)
PlaySide Studios is a pioneer in mobile gaming with a driver and focus for high quality development, monetisation and user acquisition. Founded in 2012 by a group of experienced video game professionals, the company specializes in developing console-quality games, tailored for mobile devices. "
seller: Metro Trains Melbourne Pty Ltd
The Dumb Ways to Die (DWTD) campaign was launched on YouTube in 2012 to promote rail safety and consists of offbeat humour, a catchy tune and a collection of animated characters. DWTD assets including copyright, trademarks, software, merchandise, social media accounts and domain names.
price ($mm)
$1.64
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/10/2021 via GlobeNewswire

iMedia Brands, Inc., acquired 1-2-3.tv GmbH

synopsis: iMedia Brands, Inc. has acquired 123tv, a leading interactive media company disrupting Germany’s television retailing marketplace with its expertise in proprietary, Dutch auction style live and automated auctions that engages consumers with 123tv’s balanced merchandising mix of compelling products shipped directly to their homes.
buyer: iMedia Brands, Inc. (IMBI:$460.47)
iMedia Brands, Inc. is a leading interactive media company that owns a growing portfolio of TV Networks, Consumer Brands and Digital Services that together position the Company as a leading single-source partner to television advertisers and consumer brands. "
target parent: ARCUS Capital AG
target: 1-2-3.tv GmbH
123tv is a leading interactive media company disrupting Germany’s television retailing marketplace with its expertise in proprietary, Dutch auction style live and automated auctions that engages consumers with 123tv’s balanced merchandising mix of compelling products shipped directly to their homes.
price ($mm)
$95
rev ($mm)
$190
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/12/2021 via BNC Analysis

Henry R. Muñoz III, acquired Funny Or Die

synopsis: Designer, philanthropist and former Democratic National Committee finance chair Henry R. Muñoz III has acquired Funny Or Die, a digital comedy studio and branded content maker. The deal includes their library, social media assets and longform slate.
buyer: Henry R. Muñoz III
Henry R. Muñoz III is an American designer, businessman, activist, and philanthropist. He serves as the chairman and chief executive officer of Kell Muñoz Architects, Inc and Muñoz & Company, one of the oldest and largest minority-owned design practices in Texas. "
target parent: Sequoia Capital
target: Funny Or Die
Funny Or Die is an Emmy-winning leader in comedy entertainment, combining Hollywood artistry with Silicon Valley innovation to deliver cutting-edge content across a rapidly expanding distribution network.
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announced 4/21/2021 via BusinessWire

Grupo Televisa, S.A. will be merged with Univision Communications Inc.,

synopsis: Grupo Televisa, a leading media company in the Spanish-speaking world, and Univision, an American Spanish-language television network, announced a definitive transaction agreement in which Televisa’s content and media assets will be combined with Univision to create the largest Spanish-language media company in the world: Televisa-Univision.
buyer parent: ForgeLight, LLC
buyer: Univision Communications Inc.
As the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S., Univision Communications, Inc. entertains, informs and empowers U.S. Hispanics with news, sports and entertainment content across broadcast and cable television, audio, and digital platforms. "
target: Grupo Televisa, S.A. (TV:$4,927.53)
Televisa is a leading media company in the Spanish-speaking world, an important cable operator in Mexico and an operator of a leading direct-to-home satellite pay television system in Mexico.
price ($mm)
$4,800
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Caybon, acquired Splay One

synopsis: Caybon, a digital media powerhouse in Sweden, has acquired Splay One from Nordic Entertainment Group, an entertainment provider in the Nordics. Splay One is an entertainment agency in the Nordics. Splay One operates the biggest multi-channel network in the Nordics. They offer services for branded channels, influencer marketing, TV series, and more.
buyer parent: Priveq Investment
buyer: Caybon
Caybon is a digital media powerhouse in Sweden. Caybon helps companies drive their brands’ awareness and conversion by creating engaging content that connects them with their target audience. Their distribution networks have 25 million Facebook followers and 42 million YouTube subscribers. "
target parent: Nordic Entertainment Group
target: Splay One
Splay One is the No.1 entertainment agency in the Nordics. Splay One operates the biggest multi-channel network in the Nordics, with over 250 million video views a month. They offer services for branded channels, influencer marketing, performance marketing, TV series, and more.
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closed 3/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

DraftKings, acquired VSiN

synopsis: DraftKings, the largest, US-based online gaming destination where players engage in daily fantasy sports competitions, has bought Vegas Sports Information Network (VSiN), an American sports betting news, analysis and data radio network and streaming television channel.
buyer: DraftKings (DKNG:$1,296.03)
DraftKings, Inc. is the largest, US-based online gaming destination where players engage in daily fantasy sports competitions across fantasy football, baseball, golf, basketball, hockey, and college football and basketball. "
target: VSiN
Vegas Sports Information Network (VSiN) is an American sports betting news, analysis and data radio network and streaming television channel.
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closed 3/31/2021 via PR Newswire

Eleven Sports, acquired Team Whistle

synopsis: Eleven Sports has acquired New York-based Team Whistle, a global media company that’s changing the sports and entertainment game. Team Whistle creates and distributes engaging content experiences for today’s audiences. Their premium shows are available on the social, audio and streaming platforms that matter most.
buyer parent: Aser Ventures
buyer: Eleven Sports
Eleven Sports is a global sports provider dedicated to delivering world-class international and domestic sports and lifestyle entertainment. The channels are 24/7, multiscreen, full HD and locally produced to the highest international production standards, with local language commentary. "
target: Team Whistle
Team Whistle is a global media company that’s changing the sports and entertainment game. Team Whistle creates and distributes engaging content experiences for today’s audiences. Their premium shows are available on the social, audio and streaming platforms that matter most.
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announced 3/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Madison Square Garden Networks will be merged with The Madison Square Garden Company,

synopsis: Madison Square Garden Entertainment, a world leader in live sports and entertainment, is to acquire Madison Square Garden Networks, a regional sports network that encompasses MSG’s media operations. Primarily serving the Mid-Atlantic United States, its programming focuses on events featuring and other programs about New York City sports teams.
buyer: The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG:$228.42)
The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment, setting a global standard for excellence and innovation. MSG builds iconic brands that forge deep connections with diverse and passionate audiences. "
target: Madison Square Garden Networks (MSGN:$640.69)
Madison Square Garden Networks is a regional sports network that encompasses Madison Square Garden’s media operations. Primarily serving the Mid-Atlantic United States, its programming focuses on events featuring and other programs about New York City sports teams.
price ($mm)[EV]
$922 [$1,722]
rev ($mm)
$641
EBITDA ($mm)
$303
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
5.7x
closed 3/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Alchimie S.A.S., purchased U.S. Publishing Assets from TV4Entertainment

synopsis: France-based Alchimie has acquired the U.S. publishing assets of TV4Entertainment. The assets include a portfolio of nearly ten thematic subscription video on demand (SVoD) channels, such as Motorland (Motors), DocCom TV (documentary), Nautical Mile (boating), Gone TV (hunt/Fish), Inside Outside (home and garden).
buyer: Alchimie S.A.S. (ENXTPA:ALCHI:$40.89)
Headquartered in France, Alchimie is a channel factory: a unique video platform in partnership with talents and media to co-publish their own thematic channel. Alchimie has a catalog of more than 60,000 hours of content from more than 300 renowned partners. "
seller: TV4Entertainment
TV4Entertainment's U.S. publishing assets including a portfolio of nearly ten thematic SVOD channels, such as Motorland (Motors), DocCom TV (documentary), Nautical Mile (boating), Gone TV (hunt/Fish), Inside Outside (home and garden). The assets include a base of nearly 15,000 subscribers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA

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Founded in April 2006 by seasoned digital marketing and enterprise software professionals, Marin Software Incorporated provides a leading cross-channel performance advertising cloud used by brands and agencies to measure, manage and optimize ad spend across the web and mobile devices.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$99.35
EBITDA ($mm)
($26.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
500
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Ticker: TSE:7068
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Feedforce Inc.
Feedforce Inc.
Based in Tokyo, Japan, Feedforce Inc. is an advertising company that specializes in digital marketing. Feedforce develops and provides marketing support services that make full use of technologies such as data feed, structured data, and ID linkage.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:PROM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Propel Media
Propel Media
Propel Media, Inc. is a performance digital media company bringing together video and display advertising across desktop, application and mobile screens to offer advertisers, applications, and web site publishers a robust full-service solution for today’s ever-changing digital landscape.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$300.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: MKTG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Responsys
Responsys
Responsys is a leading provider of email and cross-channel marketing solutions that enable companies to engage in relationship marketing across the interactive channels customers are embracing; email, mobile, social, the web and display.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$194.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.34
EBIT ($mm)
$1.63
Net Income ($mm)
$0.79
Employees
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Ticker: SEMR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SEMrush
SEMrush
Semrush is a leading online visibility management SaaS platform that enables businesses globally to run search engine optimization, pay-per-click, content, social media and competitive research campaigns and get measurable results from online marketing.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$188.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.04
EBIT ($mm)
($2.49)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
980
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Ticker: BIT:MAIL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Growens S.p.A.
Growens S.p.A.
Growens (GROW) is a vertically integrated player in the field of Cloud Marketing Technologies. with a combined SaaS and CPaaS offer. Its growing suite of data-driven solutions allows SMEs and large corporations globally to master the evolving ways of communicating with customers.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$77.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.05
EBIT ($mm)
$1.24
Net Income ($mm)
$0.40
Employees
235
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Ticker: TSXV:AT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AcuityAds Inc.
AcuityAds is a technology company that enables marketers to connect intelligently with their most meaningful audiences through digital media. At the core of its offerings is a self-serve programmatic marketing platform, powered by proprietary machine learning technology.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$47.91
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.51)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.28)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
79
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Ticker: ASX:TMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tech Mpire Limited
Tech Mpire Limited
Tech Mpire is a rapidly growing performance-based online and mobile marketing solutions provider with reach to consumers in over 200 countries. Mpire offers advertisers a scalable solution to gain consumer acquisitions on a strict performance basis.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$23.89
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.30)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.36)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ENXTPA:EN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bouygues SA
Bouygues SA
Bouygues is a diversified group, structured by a strong corporate culture and whose businesses are organized around three activities: Construction with Bouygues Construction (BTP and Energies & Services), Bouygues Immobilier and Colas (Routes), Telecoms with Bouygues Telecom and Media with TF1.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$41,613.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,421.80
EBIT ($mm)
$1,279.78
Net Income ($mm)
$843.36
Employees
133197
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qurate Retail, Inc.
Qurate Retail, Inc.
Qurate Retail, Inc. operates and owns interests in a broad range of digital commerce businesses. Qurate Retail, Inc.’s businesses and assets consist of QVC (and its subsidiaries, including HSN), Zulily and the Cornerstone Brands as well as various green energy and other investments.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$13,604.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,859.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,363.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
25314
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Ticker: DISC.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Discovery Communications, Inc.
Discovery Communications, Inc.
Discovery Communications is the world's #1 pay-TV programmer, reaching 2.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 220 countries and territories. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$12,191.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$7,149.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,066.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: LSE:ITV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ITV plc
ITV plc
ITV is an integrated producer broadcaster, operating the largest commercial family of channels in the UK. In addition to traditional broadcasting on their channels, they deliver their content on demand through numerous platforms, both directly and via ITV Player.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$3,453.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$644.00
EBIT ($mm)
$516.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:9404
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nippon TV Holdings
Nippon TV Holdings
Nippon Television Holdings is a holding company that manages and operates broadcast companies in the group, through ownership of shares and stocks. The company was founded in 1952 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$3,175.77
EBITDA ($mm)
$408.65
EBIT ($mm)
$344.70
Net Income ($mm)
$245.98
Employees
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Ticker: AMCX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AMC Networks Inc.
AMC Networks Inc.
Dedicated to producing quality programming and movie content for more than 30 years, AMC Networks Inc. owns and operates several of the most popular and award-winning brands in cable television.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,826.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$901.61
EBIT ($mm)
$819.12
Net Income ($mm)
$491.97
Employees
2039
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Ticker: ASX:NEC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd.
Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd.
Nine Entertainment Co. is a leading media and entertainment group focused on the delivery of premium video content to all Australians. NEC delivers its content in multiple ways through free-to-air TV broadcasting, Subscription Video-On-Demand, digital channels and online.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$2,501.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$493.48
EBIT ($mm)
$336.40
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ENXTPA:TFI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TF1 Group
TF1 is a media group whose mission is to inform and entertain. The group operates and develops four freeview channels and several special-interest pay-TV channels as well as their digital offshoots. The TF1 group’s businesses today cover the entire audiovisual value chain.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,372.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$382.25
EBIT ($mm)
$323.98
Net Income ($mm)
$220.26
Employees
3143
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Ticker: ASX:SWM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Seven West Media Limited
Seven West Media Limited
Seven West Media is Australia’s leading multiple platform media company with a market-leading presence in broadcast television, magazine and newspaper publishing and online.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,063.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$81.12
EBIT ($mm)
$71.70
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4607
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Ticker: BME:TL5
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mediaset España
Mediaset España
Mediaset España is a Spanish television network and media production company. Mediaset España is the main content producer in Spain and has the most watched channels. Their channels include Telecino, Cuatro, Divinity, and more. The company also produces feature films.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$974.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$254.59
EBIT ($mm)
$234.29
Net Income ($mm)
$181.18
Employees
1541
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Ticker: BMV:AZTECA CPO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TV Azteca, S.A. de C.V.
TV Azteca produces Spanish-language television programming. The Company operates two national television networks in Mexico through owned and operated stations throughout the country. TV Azteca also operates a broadcast television network targeted toward the Hispanic market in the US.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$817.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$140.88
EBIT ($mm)
$86.49
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4489
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Ticker: IMBI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iMedia Brands, Inc.
iMedia Brands, Inc.
iMedia Brands, Inc. is a global interactive media company that manages a growing portfolio of niche, lifestyle television networks and web service businesses, primarily in North America, for both English speaking and, soon, Spanish speaking audiences and customers.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$460.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.77
EBIT ($mm)
($7.34)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
713
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Ticker: MSG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Madison Square Garden Company
The Madison Square Garden Company
The Madison Square Garden Company is a fully integrated sports, media and entertainment business. It is comprised of three business segments: MSG Sports, MSG Media and MSG Entertainment, which are strategically aligned to work together to drive the Company's overall business.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$228.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($314.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($415.54)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4550
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Ticker: TSX:RAY.A
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stingray Digital Media Group
Stingray Digital Media Group
Stingray is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale, reaching an estimated 135 million Pay-TV subscribers (or households) in 127 countries.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$211.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$58.20
EBIT ($mm)
$37.43
Net Income ($mm)
$33.35
Employees
1000
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Ticker: ENXTLS:CFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cofina SGPS SA
Cofina SGPS SA
Cofina SGPS SA is a leading Portuguese media group. Cofina holds a portfolio of 5 newspapers, 4 magazines and a TV cable channel. Cofina aims to have a significant presence in all media areas in Portugal and other natural markets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$95.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.16
EBIT ($mm)
$14.93
Net Income ($mm)
$7.68
Employees
735
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